GORGOROTH: Closest Show To The U.S. To Take Place Next Friday

Norwegian black metalllers GORGOROTH will be playing the only show anywhere close to the U.S. only minutes from San Diego at Box Underground (1500 Revolution Ave.) in Tijuana, Mexico on Friday, November 12. Also appearing on the bill will be SADISTIC INTENT, INFINITUM OBSCURE and SUMERIA. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of ...

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GLASSJAW Shattered

GLASSJAW guitarist Todd Weinstock has issued a statement confirming reports that he is no longer in the group. His statement reads as follows: "Over a year ago in August [2003], GLASSJAW played our last show after years of touring and we decided to take a hiatus. We were all fried and needed time to do ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Name New Album

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have set "Lullabies to Paralyze" as the title of their new album, tentatively due on March 22, 2005 via Interscope. "I know March may seem far off (to me anyway), but when the creative engine is chugging at full steam, it's hard to stop," guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen writes on ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: U.S. West Coast Dates Announced

GIRLSCHOOL have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 17 - Los Angeles, CA @ Knitting Factory Nov. 18 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah Nov. 19 - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord Nov. 20 - Portland, OR Dante's Nov. 21 – Seattle, WA @ Graceland Dec. 05 – Manchester, UK @ ...

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WINTER SOLSTICE Part Ways With Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Virginia-based metalcore act WINTER SOLSTICE have announced the departure of guitarist Roger Turner. "[Roger] is getting married and will be a grown-up soon," th band write on their web site. "We will definitely miss Roger, but we still have his identical twin JT playing guitar. Roger is being replaced by Caleb Goins, formerly of the ...

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CHAOSWAVE To Release Debut EP This Week

Guitarist Henrik "Guf" Rangstrup of the Danish progressive gothic metal band SINPHONIA will be releasing an EP with the Italian act CHAOSWAVE on November 7 via STD distribution. The four-song CD, "Chaoswave", was mixed by Jacob Hansen (ABORTED, HATESPHERE, RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and is said to combine elements of heavy, ...

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ROCK CITY MORGUE: Recording Session 'Off To A Great Start'

ROCK CITY MORGUE, the New Orleans, Louisiana-based band featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult and ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, have posted the following message at their official web site: "October was appropriately a very eventful month for ROCK CITY MORGUE. The band spent the entire month of October in the studio, ...

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PARAGON Finish Recording Backing Vocals For New CD

German power metallers PARAGON have finished laying down the backing vocals for their new album, "Revenge", due in February/March 2005 through Remedy Records. "Revenge" marks the follow-up to the band's successful album "The Dark Legacy", released by Remedy last year. The new record is being partly recorded at Karo studios with the help of an ...

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SHAITAN MAZAR Complete Work On New CD

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), have completed work on their new CD, tentatively titled "Taste the Sun". A few sample copies will be available when the band perform at the Ground Zero in Spartanburg, SC on Friday, November 19. A release date will ...

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TESTAMENT/PAINMUSEUM Guitarist To Embark On Clinic Tour

Former HALFORD and current TESTAMENT/PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak will embark on the next leg of the "Flurry Of The Black Notes Guitar Clinic Tour 2004" later this month. Hear the latest metal gear products and get your answers straight from Metal Mike. Attendance at the clinics is free, but get there early for best ...

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